G-Tube Reinsertion Station

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G-Tube Reinsertion Station

Purpose

  • Maintain gastrostomy tube patency.
  • Prevent skin breakdown around site.

Applies To

  • Registered Nurses
  • Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurses

Equipment/Supplies

  • Bulb syringe.
  • Water in small container.
  • 4 x 4 gauze sponge and dressing supplies, if necessary.
  • Hypoallergenic tape if necessary.
  • Cotton-tipped applicators.
  • Soap and warm water, basin, wash cloth, and towel.
  • Disposable, non-sterile gloves.